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70 results for COUP

27 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for COUP.

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Nov 23, 20183DMajor success (2)Temple Brown
Mon May 1, 201747DBrilliant moveEd Sessa
Tue Apr 25, 201760DGovernment overthrowGary J. Whitehead
Thu Oct 6, 201618DMasterstroke (5)Timothy Polin
Sun May 17, 201550DMasterstroke (5)Joe Krozel
Thu Jul 10, 20141ATakeover (2)John Guzzetta
Sun Nov 17, 20136DPutschJulian Lim
Wed Dec 14, 201137AQaddafi's rise to power, e.g.Tim Croce
Wed Feb 13, 200816A*Takeover (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Dec 8, 200729DGreat move (2)Barry C. Silk
Sat Feb 25, 200651DFeatHenry Hook
Tue Mar 29, 200541AMasterstroke (5)Victor Fleming and Nelson Hardy
Thu Mar 3, 200538AMajor success (2)Byron Walden
Sun Dec 26, 200489DGreat move (2)Hal Turner
Tue Nov 23, 200421DQuite a featKurt Mengel
Sun Jul 13, 200351ABrilliant maneuverRandolph Ross
Mon Dec 10, 200127DMasterstroke (5)Gregory E. Paul
Thu Jul 27, 200018AClever accomplishmentJoe DiPietro
Tue Nov 23, 199942AStunning triumphNancy Salomon
Thu Oct 14, 19992DStunning successJoe DiPietro
Wed Aug 25, 199940AMasterstroke (5)Richard Hughes
Wed Nov 4, 199833AGrand achievementRich Norris
Mon Jan 6, 19976A___ d'étatS. L. Robbins
Tue Oct 15, 199638AIt may be bloodlessG. E. Paul
Sun Aug 4, 199685DRevolution result, possiblyD. Tuller
Fri Jan 6, 199547AStartling successFran & Lou Sabin
Fri Jan 14, 199437DSudden ousterEric Albert

43 results for COUP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Jun 17, 199232DBrilliant strokeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Jun 1, 199236A___ d'étatChristy RidleyMaleska
Sat Apr 11, 19926DPower grabDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sat Mar 7, 199229DUnexpected actI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wed Sep 10, 19863DMasterstrokePeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Jul 3, 19852D___ de grâceMary C. WhittenMaleska
Thu Mar 7, 198535DBrilliant strokeS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Thu Dec 6, 198419ABrilliant strokeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Nov 21, 19833DBrilliant strokeMarie WestMaleska
Fri Sep 2, 198328DMaster strokeJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Sun Dec 27, 198140ABrilliant stratagemAnne FoxMaleska
Sat Mar 21, 198156ABrilliant strokeJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Jan 26, 198011DAchievementWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Dec 12, 197913A___ d'etatHugh McElroyMaleska
Mon Oct 25, 197618D___ d'etatBert BeamanWeng
Sat Dec 6, 197517AClever featReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Thu Jun 19, 197540AClever featEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Tue Dec 25, 197333DBridge maneuverUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 17, 197373DSuccessful stratagemHerbert EttensonWeng
Tue Aug 15, 197260A___ de graceUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 16, 197045ABridge playUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 5, 196989AClever moveEmanuel BergWeng
Fri Oct 11, 196851DBrilliant stroke.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 31, 196721DSuccessful move.William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Mar 17, 196752AClever strategem.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Thu Sep 29, 196653DClever stratagem.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 23, 196616APart of a revolution.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 28, 196612DBrilliant stroke.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 7, 19651ASudden, successful move.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 22, 196291DBrilliant stroke.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun May 13, 1962109DUnexpected stratagem.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Tue Jul 11, 196158AClever stratagem.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 12, 196132DSurprise stratagem.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 23, 196047AClever stratagem.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 27, 19592DStrategic success.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tue Sep 17, 195716ABrilliant stroke.Helen BernardFarrar
Fri May 17, 195735AClever strategem.Peter L. Tea, Jr.Farrar
Fri Sep 28, 195637DSwift stroke for political power.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue May 17, 195546AWhat happened in Saigon.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 17, 195336ASudden strategic political blow.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 13, 194618DSudden strategic political blow.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Dec 17, 1944129AUnlooked-for stratagem.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Feb 22, 194269DMaster-stroke.Louis JenkinsFarrar